Message of the Week

Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

Citizenship in the Nation is a great merit badge to work on at home! Here is a copy of the merit badge workbook: Citizenship in the Nation Workbook All of the requirements can be completed at home except 2A/B/C. As you complete each requirement, write down the […]

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Family Life Merit Badge

Family Life is a great merit badge to work on at home! Here is a copy of the merit badge workbook: Family Life Workbook All of the requirements can be completed at home, but there are three main ones to focus on. Requirements 4 and 5 each […]

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Personal Fitness Merit Badge

With nicer Spring weather (hopefully!) arriving soon, this is a great time to start working on the 12-week fitness program for Personal Fitness merit badge! Here is a copy of the merit badge workbook: Personal Fitness Workbook Focus on requirements 6-8. The first thing you need to […]

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Troop 701 COVID-19 Update

Thank you all for your cooperation and understanding surrounding the decision to cancel Father & Son Camp, as well as suspend all of our in-person meetings and activities. We are especially grateful for everyone’s quick response to the camp cancellation email that went out last week. As […]

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Cancellation of Upcoming Activities

Troop 701 has decided to cancel all in-person troop meetings, patrol meetings, and other Scouting activities through April 6th. This follows the same time frame of the state-wide order for school closures. The following troop activities have been canceled: -Troop Meetings on March 17 and March 31. […]

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Is your son planning to attend Summer Camp?

Please indicate your Scout’s plans in TroopWebHost by this Tuesday. We realize that there is a great deal of uncertainty about the next couple months. Even though summer camp is nearly four months away, we do need to start preparing now. As always, Troop 701 will make […]

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Eagle-required Merit Badge Opportunities

In order to provide some additional opportunities for our scouts during this time, troop merit badge counselors will be available to work with scouts on several Eagle-required merit badges. The options that we have selected are ones that a scout can work on at home. Each merit […]

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Summer Camp Merit Badge Selections

If you did not fill out your merit badge selections for Summer Camp at last week’s troop meeting, please try to get them turned in sometime over the next couple of weeks. It is important that we have your merit badge selections by April 9th, as the […]

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Scouting for Food Update

If you have items for the Scouting for Food project benefiting the Strongsville Food Bank, you can drop the items off on the DiFilippo front porch at 16540 Hampton Chase in Strongsville. Please text Julia at 440-212-4568 to let her know that you left a donation. Thank […]

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Update on March Camp Payments

We received good news from Erie Shores Council! Our camping charges have been transferred to the March 2021 Father-Son camp. As we said previously, all payments from our families for this camp have been credited to individual Scout Accounts, and can be used at any future camp.

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